Jeffrey Wright has enlisted to co-star in Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire starring Jennifer Lawrence as District 3 tribute Beetee. He will likely appear in both installments of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay as well.
In author Suzanne Collins' Catching Fire book as well as the series finale Mockingjay, Beetee becomes an integral part of the plot due to his expertise with electronics and wiring, and earns the nickname "Volts" as a result. In Catching Fire, he is a former winner from District 3 who participates in the 75th annual Hunger Games, a deadly all-star game of sorts which proves pivotal to the future of Panem and President Snow's reign.
Wright is a well-traveled actor whom has appeared in television, film and on the stage. In 1994, Wright won a Tony Award for his work in Angels in America. More recently you may have spotted him in the past two James Bond films, »
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